ineptitude

ineptitude

What Nextdoor is doing right with hyperlocal and Patch is doing wrong

gigaom.com
Serving hyperlocal community-level or neighborhood-level markets with news and information is a tough business — just ask NBC, which recently closed the doors on its EveryBlock unit, or AOL, which is still fighting to keep the losses at its Patch operation from sinking the ship. So why should anyone pay...
What Nextdoor is doing right with hyperlocal and Patch is doing wrong

London 2012: how the Olympic Games have changed Britain

www.guardian.co.uk
I don't know if you've noticed, but in the last week we've somehow learned how to win. Feels kind of nice, doesn't it?Something went a little weird last weekend. Certainly off piste, anyway, to use a sporting term (albeit a not very appropriate one for this particular topic). The London...
London 2012: how the Olympic Games have changed Britain

For some companies, IE 6's ineptitude is a feature, not flaw

arstechnica.com
In spite of its weak security, poor performance, and woeful standards compliance, a lot of people are still using Internet Explorer 6 as their Web browser of choice. A large part of this user base seems to be made up of corporate users. According to Stuart Strathdee, Chief Security...
For some companies, IE 6's ineptitude is a feature, not flaw

Why Isn't This News? Fun In The Sun

pandodaily.com
We’re in Sonoma for the second PandoDaily Editorial Retreat. The weather is nice, so we sat outside to talk about the reported imminent sale of Crunchbase and my ineptitude at investor relations. Fun in the sun! Video below. Paul Carr Paul Carr is author of "The Upgrade: A Cautionary Tale...
Why Isn't This News? Fun In The Sun

Manchester City fading and feuding while Manchester United look on

www.guardian.co.uk
• Exasperated Roberto Mancini points finger at Mario Balotelli• Superb Sunderland left to regret late collapseThere is plenty of fight left in Manchester City but they spent too much of this game doing battle with themselves. While much attention is rightly paid to the moodiness of the greatly talented Mario...
Manchester City fading and feuding while Manchester United look on
Why BlackBerry Will Beat Windows Phone: It's Cool Again!
What retailers can learn from Apple's secret employee training manual

Horizontal scrollbar prompts EU gripe from 6 browser makers

arstechnica.com
With Microsoft's EU-appeasing browser ballot rolling out across Europe over the next three months, dissatisfaction is growing with its implementation. Last week flaws in its randomization emerged—a result of ineptitude rather than malice. Today, six web browsers have petitioned the EU to complain about the overall design of the...
Horizontal scrollbar prompts EU gripe from 6 browser makers

Porn And Video Games Are Ruining The Next Generation Of American Men

www.businessinsider.com
Psychologist Philip Zimbardo claims that today's young men are destined for failure because of porn and video games. In his controversial book The Demise of Guys: Why Boys Are Struggling And What We Can Do About It, Zimbardo and co-author Nikita Duncan outline why he thinks men are failing in...
Porn And Video Games Are Ruining The Next Generation Of American Men

Fez – review

www.guardian.co.uk
Xbox 360; 800 MSP; cert 3+; PolytronFive years in the making, and yet as fresh as one of the 10x10 pixel daisies that punctuate its felt-tip green hills, Fez is at once a tribute to the joy of childhood exploration, the wonder of adolescent Nintendo video games and the adult...
Fez – review

US Detains and Deports Two Morons Over Dumb "Destroy America" Tweets [Twitter]

gizmodo.com
In a fun convergence of dumb social media behavior and bureaucratic ineptitude, two idiotic Brits were detained by armed guards at Los Angeles International Airport for incredibly dumb (but totally harmless) tweets about "destroying America" and "diggin' up Marilyn Monroe." More »...
US Detains and Deports Two Morons Over Dumb "Destroy America" Tweets [Twitter]

iPhone 4 Is Nice, But It's Not Enough to Slow Android

blog.louisgray.com
I am running in danger of sounding as much an Android fanboy as I ever was an iPhone fanboy, so let it be known even if the subject is changed, the internal debate continues to rage, and the enthusiasm to make the right choice, fairly, is still the same. Like...
iPhone 4 Is Nice, But It's Not Enough to Slow Android

The Startup Curve

www.avc.com
I'm working with a few startups right now that are in various phases of Paul Graham's startup curve: Many people think startups are up and to the right all the time. But more services exhibit this "startup curve" than any other growth pattern. Of course, some never get past the...
The Startup Curve

The story behind 'The Room,' the 'worst movie ever made'

www.theverge.com
If you haven't seen The Room, it's a difficult film to define. At its core lies the story of a love triangle, but fans of what is often referred to as "the worst movie ever made" will tell you it's much more than that. It's horribly shot with inconsistent...
The story behind 'The Room,' the 'worst movie ever made'

AT&T's Greedy Buffoon Problem

parislemon.com
AT&T's Greedy Buffoon Problem: Dan Frommer lays out why we should stop bitching about AT&T throttling its users. Some of the points are fair — essentially, AT&T is a company that needs to make money in order to survive — but it overlooks something fundamental: AT&T are the ones that...
AT&T's Greedy Buffoon Problem
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?